Mr Omer Al-Taan
Consultant Specialist Bariatric Surgeon
Mr Omer Al-Taan is a trained bariatric and upper gastrointestinal surgeon. He did his higher surgical training in the East Midlands, at the University Hospitals of Leicester, followed by a focused bariatric fellowship at Musgrove Park Hospital, where he developed his skills for becoming an independent bariatric surgeon.
Omer performs the full range of bariatric procedures (gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band and gastric balloon) as well as revisional surgery. The bulk of his practice is based on keyhole surgery. His NHS practice is based at Luton & Dunstable University Hospital, which is one of the largest bariatric surgery centres in the UK. Together with weight loss surgery, he regularly performs other operations like laparoscopic cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder), inguinal hernia repairs, hiatus hernia repairs, anti-reflux surgery as well as other types of abdominal hernias.